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Dassault’s Falcon 6X Advances Towards Final Assembly

Dassault Aviation’s new Falcon 6X is nearing initial assembly as the ultra-wide body twinjet continues progressing smoothly towards its scheduled first flight in 2021 and entry into service in 2022. The front, main and rear fuselage sections of the first aircraft are now complete and are scheduled to be assembled at Dassault’s factory in Biarritz,… Read More ›

Dassault to highlight Falcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2018

Falcon 8X celebrates first year in service with Russian operators Dassault Aviation will showcase its Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet and the latest version of its Falcon 900LX large-cabin long range Falcon business jet at this year’s edition of the Russian Business Aviation Exhibit (RUBAE), which opens on September 12 at the Vnukovo 3 business… Read More ›

Falcon 8X First Appearance at Wings India

Dassault Aviation will showcase the ultra long-range Falcon 8X at this year’s edition of Wings India, India’s biggest civilian aviation exhibition. It will be the first appearance of the 6,450 nm/11,945 km trijet at this prestigious event, which opened past March 8 at Hyderabad Begumpet Airport. The inaugural Falcon 8X presentation comes just as Dassault… Read More ›

Dassault Combined Vision System Certified on Falcon 2000S/LXS

Dassault Aviation’s revolutionary Combined Vision System –dubbed FalconEye–has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Agency for use on the Falcon 2000S and LXS twinjet aircraft. FalconEye will also be certified soon on the new Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet. FalconEye is the first head up display (HUD) system to… Read More ›

Leonardo: the AW169 scores further global success

    Five AW169 orders from Lease Corporation International and Helikorea that will be delivered in 2016 and 2017 Specialist Aviation Services signed a Framework Agreement for a further six AW169s with deliveries expected between 2017 and 2019 Agreements for nearly 150 AW169s, including firm orders, framework contracts and options, signed to date by customers… Read More ›

Dassault to Showcase Growing Presence in Southeast Asia at 2016 Indonesian Business & Charter Aviation Summit.

Dassault Aviation will highlight the expanding popularity of its Falcon Jet business aircraft line among Southeast Asian operators at this year’s Indonesian Business & Charter Aviation Summit, which begins on September 7. Falcon Jets are tailor made for the demanding operating conditions of the region, in particular their great versatility, their airport performance and their… Read More ›

European MALE RPAS (Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) Programme takes off.

Since beginning of September the development of a common European drone has entered a new phase. The contract for the Definition Study of the European MALE RPAS (Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) Programme, assigned to Airbus, Dassault Aviation and Leonardo-Finmeccanica has  been launched by a kick-off meeting chaired by the Organisation for… Read More ›

Dassault Introduces New Chinese Language Website, Expands Social Media Presence in China.

Dassault has launched a new Chinese language website to make information on the Falcon product line more readily accessible for Mandarin speakers and established a new presence on WeChat, one of the country’s most widely used social networking platforms. The new website, http://www.dassaultfalcon.cn, is built on the same advanced platform as the Falcon global site… Read More ›

Two Business Aviation Champions Receive 2014 European Business Aviation Awards.

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced that Bernd Gans and Caspar Einem have been honored as recipients of the prestigious 2014 European Business Aviation Award. The award was presented during a luncheon on May 20, the first day of the 2014 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2014),… Read More ›

Dassault Aviation chooses Snecma’s Silvercrest® engine to power new Falcon 5X business jet.

Dassault Aviation announced that it has chosen the latest-generation Silvercrest® turbofan from Snecma (Safran) to power its new business jet, the Falcon 5X, unveiled at the NBAA business aviation trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Falcon 5X is a twin-engine business jet featuring a large cabin and long range (5,200 nautical miles at Mach… Read More ›

Dassault Aviation Unveils Falcon 5X, New Advanced-Technology, Long-Range Business Jet.

Dassault Aviation today unveiled its biggest and most advanced Falcon jet. The Falcon 5X is a new-generation business jet with new a flight control system, new aerodynamics and other advanced technologies, many pioneered in Dassault’s military programs. “The Falcon 5X is the new benchmark for the creative use of advanced technology in business aviation,” said… Read More ›

Dassault Delivers 500th Falcon 2000.

Dassault Aviation recently achieved a venerable milestone when the 500th Falcon 2000 was delivered into service from the Little Rock Completion Center. The aircraft, a Falcon 2000S, will be operated by a customer based in the UK. The Falcon 2000 fleet has accumulated nearly 2 million flight hours to date, reflecting its huge popularity among… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce and Snecma to initiate joint combat engine studies.

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, and Snecma (Safran Group) have signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to undertake studies into the next generation of UK and French combat aircraft engines, through their 50:50Rolls-Royce Snecma Ltd joint venture, established in 2001.   Rolls-Royce and Snecma have also announced that they have signed… Read More ›

Dassault’s New Falcon 2000S expected to beat Initial Performance Targets.

Though barely one year into flight testing, Dassault’s newest aircraft, the twin-engine Falcon 2000S, is already demonstrating performance figures substantially higher than the capabilities announced when the program was launched on the eve of last year’s show. To date, the test aircraft has accumulated more than 300 flight hours in over 130 flights and opened… Read More ›

Dassault Falcon to Present Full Line of Aircraft at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Annual Convention

Dassault Falcon will present its full lineup of large cabin aircraft during the 64th Annual NBAA Convention from October 10-12 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Falcon 2000LX, Falcon 900LX and Falcon 7X will be on display at Henderson Airport. The Las Vegas Convention Center will feature Dassault Falcon’s Customer Service teams and initiatives. The 2000LX… Read More ›

Falcons Surpass 15,000,000 Flight Hours

Dassault Falcon recently achieved a significant milestone:  15,000,000 flights hours for the Falcon fleet.  Since 1965, Dassault has delivered nearly 2,150 Falcons.  The fleet leader, a Falcon 20, has nearly 35,500 flight hours.”Milestones of this nature are a significant achievement in the history of Dassault and are a testament to the reliability, loyalty and popularity… Read More ›

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